2013-07-03 / Front Page

Crowley Announces District 14 Art Competition Winners

Congressmember Crowley congratulates the winning artist of the 2013 14th Congressional District Art Competition, Jazmin Sabino and her mother Yesenia Sabino (r.), during a visit to his Capitol Hill office.

Congressmember Crowley congratulates the winning artist of the 2013 14th Congressional District Art Competition, Jazmin Sabino and her mother Yesenia Sabino (r.), during a visit to his Capitol Hill office. On June 26, Congressmember Joe Crowley (D-Queens, The Bronx) announced the winners of the 2013 Congressional Art Competition for New York’s 14th Congressional District. Jazmin Sabino, a senior at the Collegiate Institute for Math and Science in The Bronx, took top honors for her piece titled, “Inner Emotions”. Sabino’s artwork will be displayed at the U.S. Capitol for one year, along with other winners from around the country. “The Congressional Art Competition is a terrific way to promote the work of emerging young artists from New York’s 14th Congressional District,” said Crowley, a staunch advocate for the arts. “Through this contest we have shown that both Queens and The Bronx have a tremendous talent pool of young artists whose work reflects of the rich cultural diversity of our district. I firmly believe in empowering our youth through the arts and this experience helps do just that. Congratulations to Jazmin on winning the contest and thank you to all the students who participated!” The Congressional Art Competition is a nationwide high school art competition that provides an opportunity for members of Congress to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of their young constituents. Over 650,000 high school Jazmin Sabino’s winning piece “Inner Emotions”.
Jazmin Sabino’s winning piece “Inner Emotions”. students nationwide have participated in the competition since 1982.
The 2013 14th Congressional District Art Competition Winners are:
First Place: Jazmin Sabino, 12th grade, Collegiate Institute for Math and Science
Second Place (tied): Paola Garcia, 10th grade, Monsignor Scanlan H.S. and  Alexandra Foglia, 11th grade, Preston H.S.
Third Place: Cleopatra Zhonga, 11th grade, Preston H.S.




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